Family ID: 469305

Children: 1 Children, 15+ years old

Need Caregiver for elderly for:
Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Driving, Errands/Shopping, Cooking meals, Washing & Dressing

City: Burleigh heads / Suburb | More ⇩

Name Jo

State Queensland

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Job Start: Oct 2020 - Jan 2021

Time of stay: >1 year

Last action: 5 days ago

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Hello from Australia! Thanks for checking out our family profile. We are a blended family of five and have had international au pairs live with us over the past 8 years or more. Most have stayed with us for 10 - 12 months. We are so appreciative of having an extra set of hands and thoroughly enjoy extending our family! We love the friendships we've developed with each one and are now looking forward to meeting the next to start with us.
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Job Description

Primarily we are looking for a kind-hearted person who has a genuine interest and want to help care for Jasmine. We are interested in applicants that are willing to become an integral part of Jasmine's world, willing to learn "her language", sing her songs with her, cuddle and establish a beautiful bond. At this point, Jasmine has not developed toileting skills although she will co-operate in trying to learn, so there is a portion of personal care involved in this role. To date, we have been so impressed with the closeness of the relationships that have formed between Jas and the au pairs we have had. Many have become her best friend in a very short amount of time! Although it can be heart-wrenching to see each person go at the end of their stay, it's also a beautiful thing to be welcoming someone new into our lives and home. We have always treated each of our au pairs as another member of our own family and will ALWAYS include you in any holidays or family celebrations. We will also help you to find ways to meet new friends here, whether that's through a leisure activity, sporting club or particular interest. The Gold Coast is a top destination for most backpackers and travellers to Australia and we are sure you will be able to find other travel companions while you are here.

Despite Jasmine's many challenges, overall she is a content, happy girl who laughs and sings and giggles a lot. She loves to give and receive affection from those closest to her. She is also a music lover and can be highly motivated if someone is able to play any instrument to her (we have guitars and a piano here). We endeavour to keep her diet as healthy as possible to give her the best possible opportunity for growth and development. We have also undertaken a lot of different treatments and therapies in the past and continue to explore the avenues that are available to us.

Jasmine attends a Special Education School 5 days each week, so we'd like the au pair to be available to help outside of school hours and especially during school holidays. We are flexible though and always open to negotiation of working hours and/or days.
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Family Information

Taking care of special needs children/people required - Yes

Family has pets No

Family lives in Suburb

Parent's Age Group 40-55

Are you a single parent? No, our family has two parents

Nationality Australian

Languages spoken at home English

Religion Christian

Importance of religion Not important

Employment Accountant / Caregiver

People living in the house 5

Children's/people's age and gender Paul 53, Jo 53, Jasmine 16, Phoebe 25, Steve 25

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Job Requirements

Driving required - Yes

Earliest Starting Date Oct 2020

Latest Starting Date Jan 2021

Duration of Stay >1 year

Looking for Au Pair and Live in Help

Children's/People's Age 15+ years old

Children/People to take care of 1

Minimum Childcare Experience No preferences

We need a tutor who can teach

How old are the students the Tutor should teach?

We need assistance and support in Companionship and conversation, Walks and outings, Driving, Errands/Shopping, Cooking meals, Washing & Dressing

Preferred Gender Female

Preferred Nationalities American - USA, Australian, British, Canadian, Channel Islander, Danish, English, Fijian, Finnish, Irish, New Caledonian, New Zealander, Norfolk Islander, Scottish, Welsh

Required Language Skills Good

Required Education Level No preferences

Working Hours (per week) 15 - 20

Pocket Money (per month) 1200 AUD

Willing to pay/share travel expenses? Yes

Required Age 20-50

Accepts Smokers Yes, not at home

Taking care of special needs children/people required Yes

Taking care of pets required No

Swimming required No

Riding a bike required No

The Applicant can attend language courses Yes

First Aid Training required No

Driving required Yes

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You will see that we are very fortunate to live in an absolutely beautiful part of the world! Our house is literally a 2 minute walk to one of the best surfing beaches in the world (Burleigh Heads). If you walk 2 minutes in the other direction, you come to an entrance of a national park with great walking trails and amazing views. The local shopping village with public transportation is also very easy to walk to. We know you will love the beach side lifestyle and warm climate you'll be able to enjoy here. We also offer you shared access to a vehicle. You will have your own bedroom and a bathroom that is only shared with Jasmine. Our house is 2 stories, modern and spacious.
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